Pawsitivity rescues dogs and trains them as service dogs for people with disabilities.


Pawsitivity Service Dogs is an award-winning 501(c)(3) nonprofit based in St. Paul, Minnesota.

We are on a mission to rescue dogs and train them as service dogs.

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The Problems


US Gulf War veterans have PTSD.



More likely a person with autism or epilepsy will die in any given year.  



Unwanted dogs are killed annually in the U.S.


The Solution

Pawsitivity works on all these problems simultaneously by rescuing dogs and training them to be loving, loyal Service Dogs for people with disabilities.


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Pawsitivity Service Dogs bring independence.

Whether assisting a boy with blindness and autism, supporting a Special Education classroom teacher, or stabilizing a woman who has lost her leg, these hero dogs transform lives


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Do you believe in the power of dogs? 

Your contribution makes a difference. Help us in our award-winning mission: Rescuing dogs to rescue people.


Accountability is important to you and to us.


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We've taken the 100% pledge.
An angel donor funds our operating costs so 100% of every dollar you donate will be used solely for the dogs. 

  Proving it
We prove the training with every dog and you can follow their progress on Facebook.

Community Partners
We work with strong local partners. See what the media is saying.


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